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Series: Total War - New Perspectives on World War II

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The War with Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942-October 1943 by H. P. Willmott2002
Unconditional Defeat: Japan, America, and the End of World War II by Thomas W. Zeiler2003
A Gathering Darkness: The Coming of War to the Far East and the Pacific, 1921-1942 by Haruo Tohmatsu2004
War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941 by Geoffrey P. Megargee2006
The Scramble for Asia: U.S. Military Power in the Aftermath of the Pacific War by Marc Gallicchio2008

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  1. The Fall of Japan by William Craig (1967)
  2. Thunder in the East: The Nazi-Soviet War 1941-1945 (Modern Wars) by Evan Mawdsley (2005)
  3. The Wehrmacht: History, Myth, Reality by Wolfram Wette (2002)
  4. Dam Busters: The True Story of the Inventors and Airmen Who Led the Devastating Raid to Smash the German Dams in 1943 by James Holland (2012)
  5. The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany by Robin Neillands (2001)
  6. Barbarossa: The German Campaign in Russia - Planning and Operations (1940-1942) by George E. Blau (1955)
  7. Hitler's Police Battalions: Enforcing Racial War In The East by Edward B. Westermann (2005)
  8. Empires in the Balance: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies to April 1942 by H. P. Willmott (1982)
  9. The Barrier and the Javelin: Japanese and Allied Strategies, February to June 1942 by H. P. Willmott (1983)
  10. War in the Wild East: The German Army and Soviet Partisans by Ben Shepherd (2004)
  11. The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-day Sacrifice by Alex Kershaw (2003)
  12. Absolute War: Soviet Russia in the Second World War by Chris Bellamy (2007)
  13. The Rising Sun in the Pacific: 1931-April 1942 by Samuel Eliot Morison (1948)
  14. Fire In The Sky: The Air War In The South Pacific by Eric M. Bergerud (2000)
  15. Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine by Wendy Lower (2005)

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield. Series edited by Michael B. Barrett.

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